GDR Events Calendar
Welcome to Emory University's Graduate Division of Religion
The Graduate Division of Religion (GDR) is a unit of the Laney Graduate School drawing on the resources of the Department of Religion in Emory College and Candler School of Theology. Approximately 150 students are enrolled in nine courses of study in the GDR.
The Graduate Division of Religion is the second-largest doctoral program at Emory, and it benefits from one of the most diverse faculties and student bodies in American doctoral education. Named by the National Research Council as one of the premier PhD programs in the United States, the GDR is committed to developing scholars who will reshape academic disciplines and institutions for a new generation.
Update for 2020 Admission Season: GRE scores are allowed but not required.
- News and Announcements
- GDR By the Numbers
- Congratulations GDR Graduates!
- Meet Our Students
- Sacred Matters Newsletter
- Recent Books by GDR Alumni
- Students Curate Carlos Exhibit
- Lerone Martin's Work Featured in NYT on MLK and Black Evangelist Cooperation With FBI
Recent Books by GDR Faculty
Dianne Stewart, 2020, Black Women, Black Love: America’s War on African American Marriage, Seal Press.
Gary Laderman, 2020, Don't Think About Death: A Memoir On Mortality, Kindle and Paperback
Joyce Flueckiger, 2020, Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds, SUNY Series in Hindu Studies, ed. Wendy Doniger
Harshita Kamath 2019. Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance. University of California Press.
Deanna F. Womack, 2019. Protestants, Gender and the Arab Renaissance in Late Ottoman Syria. Edinburgh University Press.
Susan Hylen 2018. Women in the New Testament World. New York: Oxford University Press.
Devaka Premawardhana 2018. Faith in Flux: Pentecostalism and Mobility in Rural Mozambique. University of Pennsylvania Press.
Find a more comprehensive list of faculty publications here.